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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?

…calls about a tire's life and the tire's relationship to its assigned UTQG treadwear indicator. UTQG numbers are assigned to indicate a tires overall level of performance and tread hardness. These numbers beginning at 0 for race products and traveling north of 800 for some of the longest lasting all-season…

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…determined? * What does speed rating mean and what is correct for my vehicle? * Why cant I use only two winter tires? * When are winter / snow tires no longer appropriate for the next season? * What is the correct load rating for my vehicle? * Where do I find the tire identification numbers? What do they mean?…

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Performance catergories. What do they mean?

I have had a number of calls asking me to compare tires from different categories. Is the Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position as quiet as the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity? Which one has better traction? Tire Rack has set up these performance categories to help you decide what tires to look at based…

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…CUSTOMER SERVICE * How can I purchase Gift Certificates from Tire Rack? * What method of payment is preferred for an international order? * What does it mean when an item is on backorder? * How does ordering from Tire Rack work? * How do I check the credit status for returned merchandise? * Why did I receive…

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…determine the number of turns or the depth of engagement typical for your stud or bolt size. Back to top. 3868 out of 7669 found this answer helpful • Was this answer helpful to you? Yes | No Thank you for submitting feedback on this answer. What should I do if my wheel covers do not fit my wheels?…

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What are glazed pads? * Is there such a thing as a dust-free brake pad? * Can I install new brake pads with my old brake rotors? * What is brake pad bedding-in and why do I need to do it with new pads? * What are brake pad bed-in procedures? * What are some of the other causes of rotor warp? * What

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…which way the springs are installed? * Whats the difference between a standard adjustable and an externally adjustable damper? * How do I know if my vehicle needs new shocks or struts? * What is alignment? * What is the difference between a shock and a strut? * What are adjustable dampers? * When should…

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Great tire...or great tire for the money?

…there are a number of tires that I would suggest as good "value" oriented options. The Yokohama Avid TRZ, the General Altimax HP, the Firestone Destination LE, the Continental Extreme Contact DWS, Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum, General Grabber HTS, these are a few of the value standouts. What do you get when…

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(PDF Document: trhp_24MonthRHP_Cert.pdf)

…a claim number before replacing a damaged tire. 4. Furnish such information as may be required. 5. Payment of all expenses and costs incurred when repairing or replacing an Eligible Tire and submission of claim for reimbursement to the Administrator. TR-IRHP-WR 2 rev. 0914 WHAT YOU MUST DO TO MAKE A…

Dashing through the snow!

…least try and help people make a truly educated decision, and know what they are sacrificing or what they can expect out of the purchase of their snow tires. Let’s start by talking about geographic location. There are a large number of places throughout the country that see very little snowfall, maybe…

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Tire Test Results : Bridgestone DriveGuard a Smoother-Riding Run-Flat Tire

…any other tire. The difference is run-flat tires rely on careful engineering to carry the load when there isn't enough air pressure to do the job. We've all seen what happens to a conventional tire without air - squished sidewall. Run-flat tires have special rubber reinforcement in the sidewalls that…

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How Does Speed Rating Affect My Tire Choice?

How does speed rating affect my tire choice? What does the number and letter mean after the tire size? Q 99 mph 160 km/h Studless and studdable winter / snow tires R 106 mph 170 km/h H.D. light truck tires S 112 mph 180 km/h Family sedans and vans T 118 mph 190 km/h Family sedans and vans H 130 mph…

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